Research Centers

The following Research Centers are led by faculty in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


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A $23M program funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) through the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program that is reducing exposure to environmental contamination and reducing the preterm birth rate in Puerto Rico and beyond.


Global Resilience Institute

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The Global Resilience Institute is developing and deploying practical and innovative tools, applications, and skills that strengthen the resilience of individuals, communities, infrastructure, systems, networks, and societies.

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Academic Center for Reliability and Resilience of Offshore Wind (ARROW)

ARROW is a first-of-its-kind center of excellence on offshore wind from the Department of Energy and the states of Massachusetts and Maryland.


Northeastern Impact Engine

The Healthier Air and People: Intelligent Solutions to Urban Pollution for Equity and Resilience (iSUPER) Impact Engine will pair low-cost, adaptable sensing technologies with novel pollution prediction models to accurately identify hyperlocal pollution hot spots in real time.

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